A few days ago we saw the difference between Java and JavaScript and how to disable Java. In this tutorial, we will see how Disable JavaScript in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Opera browsers on Windows 11/10.

Effects of disabling JavaScript in your browser

JavaScript is a standard web programming language that provides interactive web pages. JavaScript takes advantage of the enhanced functionality and dynamic interfaces that a website can have to offer.

If you turn it off, your browsing speed will improve significantly. You will find that your web pages load very quickly. But it could also break many cool interactive features on your favorite websites like menus, sounds, share buttons, ads, etc. You may not be able to log in to websites or forums. Unlike “Java disablers”, there are very few people who disable JavaScript – probably less than 5%. But if you want to turn it off, read on.

Disable JavaScript in Microsoft Edge

To disable JavaScript in the Microsoft Edge Chromium browser, in the address bar, type the following and press Enter:

edge://settings/content/javascript

In the window that opens, toggle the switches to the Off or On position. You can also handle exceptions here.

Click OK and restart Edge.

Disable JavaScript in Chrome

Disable JavaScript in Chrome

If you want to disable JavaScript in Google Chrome, type the following in the address bar and press Enter:

chrome://settings/content/javascript

In the window that opens, toggle the switches to the Off or On position. You can also handle exceptions here.

Click OK and restart Chrome.

Disable JavaScript in Firefox

In Firefox, the option to disable JavaScript via Options > Content > Enable JavaScript has been removed.

Now to disable JavaScript in Firefox you will need to type about: setup in the address bar and press Enter.

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To research javascript.enabled and double-click it to toggle its value to Fake. Restart Firefox.

To re-enable JavaScript, set the value of javascript.enabled to True.

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Disable JavaScript in Opera

To disable JavaScript in Opera browser, in the address bar, type the following and press Enter:

opera://settings/content/javascript

In the window that opens, toggle the switches to the Off or On position. You can also handle exceptions here.

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Click OK and restart Opera.

Disable JavaScript in Internet Explorer

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To disable JavaScript in Internet Explorer, open Internet Options > Security tab > Select an Internet Zone > Click Custom Level.

In the window that opens, deactivate Active script. Click Apply/OK and restart your Microsoft Internet Explorer.

I hope it helped you!

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